|The Department of Healthcare and Family Services is purchasing maintenance of Progress Software's Corticon software from Matrix Systems Group, Inc. (Matrix Systems), the only locally authorized supplier of this product.|
The Chief Procurement Office for General Services will hold a public hearing to hear testimony and receive comments on the proposed contract as described in the attached document.
DATE: November 2, 2016
TIME: 2 PM
LOCATION: Room 510 Stratton Office Building, 401 South Spring Street, Springfield, Il. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request.
Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 5:00 PM to:
712 Stratton Office Building
401 South Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
The hearing will be cancelled, unless an interested party submits a written request for public hearing by October 28, 2016 at 5 PM to the notice contact listed above.
If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public regarding whether a sole source award is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at the hearing.
After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency's request to contract by the sole source procurement method.